Selected Examples

22.11.2016 Bad news for passport control: face matching is harder than we realised. BPS Digest

21.04.2016 Face averages and the rise of face authentication systems. BBC Radio
24.03.2016 Could super-recognisers be the latest weapon in the war on terror. The Conversation

29.02.2016 Proof that super-spotters really can find any face in a crowd. The Times

29.02.2016 Met. Police Super-recognisers make 75% fewer mistakes...International Business Times

29.02.2016 Police Super-recognisers hailed as real life X-Men...Western Daily Press

04.02.2016 Subject Matter Expert (Mike Burton): U.S. Department of Defense. HDIAC

29.06.2015 Spotlight: Face Recognition Improves Security. US Department of Defence

05.05.2015 What the average face of a party leader looks like in 2015. The Guardian 

24.04.2015 University of York Magazine: Spring 2015 UOY Magazine

12.04.2015 PsychOut Magazine. PsychOut Magazine Spring 2015

Get your smartphone to recognise you better by storing a face average. msn

Storing average photo and improve smartphone face recognition. Business Standard

Storing average photo can improve smartphone face recognition. News Hub

31.03.2015 Smartphone face recognition by acting more like the brain. Science Codex

31.03.2015 Smartphone face recognition improved by copying the brain. EurekAlert!

Researchers improve smartphone recognition by combining photos. Biometric Update

18.08.2014 Passport officers struggle to spot fake photo IDs. Time Magazine

18.08.2014 Passport officers no better than public at spotting fake ID. Mail on Sunday

18.08.2014 Thousands of people could be entering UK using fraudulent passports. Daily Record  

18.08.2014 Study finds passport photo errors. The Sunday Post

18.08.2014 Passports should carry multiple photos, say researchers. The Telegraph

18.08.2014 Passport officers no better than untrained amateurs at face recognition. The Independent

18.08.2014 Call to change passports after research finds officers poor on photo ID. The Sydney Morning Herald

18.08.2014 Study finds Australian passport photo errors. Sky News

17.08.2014 New study reveals vulnerability in photo-ID security checks. Science Newsline

17.08.2014 Photo-ID security checks flawed. Homeland Security Newswire

24.12.2013 Doctor Who: Aberdeen researchers reveal 'average' face of time lord. BBC News

24.12.2013 A Who's Who of Time Lords as image merges 12 faces of Doctor. The Times 

24.12.2013 A real Who's Who...12 Doctors in one. The Daily Mail

24.12.2013 Face of ultimate Doctor Who revealed by Scottish university. The Scotsman

24.12.2013 This Doctor Who is just your average time lord. The Press and Journal

24.12.2013 Doctor Who's 'real face' revealed by Aberdeen researchers. The Huffington Post

24.12.2013 Scientists reveal the Time Lord's 'average face. Daily Mirror

24.12.2013 Doctor Who? Scientists reveal Time Lord's average face. STV News

01.12.2013 Face Fit: Passport to better security?. Scientia Magazine

25.11.2009 Professor Mike Burton on face recognition. Sub City Radio

28.01.2008 Computers can recognise Mr. Average. ABC Science

25.01.2008 Face recognition technique aids security. The Guardian

24.01.2008 Averaging faces could improve ID security. New Scientist

11.09.2007 Face recognition software creates 'average' of individuals. The Telegraph